ruling. >> they have been debating the 2013 budget today. even for the pollard and terry and to oppose the fund, there was praise for the rulings conditions, especially the provision for a debt ceiling. >> german chancellor, angela merkel, was all business when she prepared to address the german parliament. she remained preserved, imagining brief details and the german constitutional court's ruling. >> this decision strengthens the rights of parliament and gives both the government, taxpayers, and the country's citizens more security for the course we must take. that is why i say this is a good day for germany and a good day for europe. [applause] >> the opposition also welcomed the court's decision. they sought as a victory for the democratic process and the people of europe.